Jasper “Jack” Byrd, age 87, of Titusville, FL passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Jack was born in Hartsville, South Carolina on November 12, 1931 to Jasper L. Byrd, Sr. and Hallie Jordan Byrd. He played football for Hartsville High School and was also an Eagle Scout. He attended Clemson University where he achieved a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, after which he served in the U.S. Army. After his time in the Army, he began his lifelong career as an engineer with Douglas Aircraft/McDonnell Douglas Corporation. His career took him to El Paso, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina; Torrance, California and finally to Titusville, Florida in 1968. Following his retirement in 1987, he worked as a real estate agent in Titusville.
Jack was active in the Titusville High School Boosters, an avid Clemson Football fan and enjoyed doing projects around his home.
He is survived by his daughter, Deborah Byrd Bayline (Tim); son David Byrd; two granddaughters, Erica and Amanda Bayline; twin sister, Mary Byrd Gibson; and younger sister, Jane Byrd Crowley.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Hospice of St. Francis located at 1250 Grumman Pl, Titusville, FL 32780 or www.hospiceofstfrancis.com
Hospice of St. Francis
1250 Grumman Place, Titusville FL 32780